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USS USACE Fountain City
ex
USACE Rock Island (I) (1970 - 2012)


Towboat:
  • Built in 1970 for the US Army Corps of Engineers by Grafton Boat Co., Grafton, IL.
  • Launched in 1970
  • Delivered to the US Army Corps of Engineers, in 1970
  • Christened and and put into service as USACE M/V Rock Island (I) in 1970
  • Assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District
  • Transferred to the US Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul in 2011
  • Renamed USACE M/V Fountain City in June 2012
  • Current Disposition, active
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 64'9"
    Beam 23'
    Hull Depth unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Crew unknown
    Fuel Oil Capacity unknown
    Potable Water unknown
    Propulsion
    two Cat 3412 diesel engines, 850hp
    two Cat reduction gears 4.09:1
    twin propellers
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    Rock Island (I)
    303006201
    85k USACE M/V Rock Island (I) moored at USACE Rock Island Depot, date unknown.
    Courtesy TugboatInformation.com, photos by ©Tim and Lori Powell
    John Spivey
    Rock Island (I)
    303006202
    96k

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